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This 11-Year-Old Boy Was Suspended … for Bringing a Leaf to School

By Jordan Richardson The Daily Signal March 21, 2015   This 11-Year-Old Boy Was Suspended … for Bringing a Leaf to School     A school in Virginia suspended an 11-year-old boy for 364 days after he brought a leaf to class that resembled marijuana. One problem: It was not marijuana, and the school knew […]


Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days

By Laura Northrup Consumerist March 16, 2015   (frankieleon)   Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days   We’ve shared with you before the that both private companies and law enforcement are combining images of motorists’ license plates with geographic data about where those plates were spotted. Some states have passed […]

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The Petro truck stop in Raphine, Va., has a medical clinic on its grounds and its founder, Dr. Rob Marsh, says he wants to provide long-term care to drivers, as many don't make their health a priority. (Meagan Fitzpatrick/CBC News)

Truck-stop health care fills a void for drivers, farmers in U.S.

By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News CBC News January 30, 2015   Truck-stop health care fills a void for drivers, farmers in U.S. Former elite Delta Force military doctor looks after trucker health needs in rural Virginia     Robert Day is in rough shape, slumped over in a chair in one of Dr. Rob Marsh’s […]


Feds Bar Companies’ Long-Distance Lawsuits Against Soldiers

By Paul Kiel ProPublica, Dec. 26, 2014, 11:25 a.m.   Feds Bar Companies’ Long-Distance Lawsuits Against Soldiers In the latest move against companies targeting military customers, federal regulators prohibit two Virginia-based lenders from suing out-of-state debtors in Virginia courts. The companies were featured in a ProPublica story in July.   Federal regulators reached a settlement […]

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ISS-bound rocket explodes on takeoff in Virginia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Source: RT ISS-bound rocket explodes on takeoff in Virginia   An unmanned rocket exploded shortly after takeoff Tuesday evening on Virginia’s eastern shore. Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket was carrying thousands of pounds of equipment to restock the International Space Station. The launch was supposed to be the third of eight planned Orbital missions to ferry […]

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11-Year-Old Girl BANNED From Selling Cupcakes By Control Freak Government Bureaucrats

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   11-Year-Old Girl BANNED From Selling Cupcakes By Control Freak Government Bureaucrats   America is being suffocated to death by red tape.  You are about to read about an 11-year-old girl in Illinois that had her cupcake business brutally shut down by government bureaucrats.  Her name is Chloe Stirling […]


Virginia Gun Crime Drops, as State’s Firearms Sales Soar

Source: http://nextnewsnetwork.com     Virginia Gun Crime Drops, as State’s Firearms Sales Soar     VIRGINIA – Amid calls nationwide for stricter gun control laws, Virginia is experiencing a unique trend: the state’s gun-related crime is declining but firearms sales are increasing. Firearms sales rose 16 percent from licensed gun dealers in 2012, according to […]

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Cities use Eminent Domain to Fight Foreclosures

Source: http://nextnewsnetwork.com Cities use Eminent Domain to Fight Foreclosures   RICHMOND, California – Through eminent domain, governments are permitted to compel homeowners to sell their property in order to accommodate a public use – such as a new highway. In recent years, that practice has been expanded to include lucrative corporate ventures, such as shopping […]


“Caveman Blogger” Wins First Amendment Case

“Caveman Blogger” Wins First Amendment Case Posted by  NextNewsNetwork Stream: http://NextNewsNetwork.com Facebook: http://Facebook.com/NextNewsNet Twitter: http://Twitter.com/NextNewsNet Published on Jul 4, 2013 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — North Carolina resident Steve Cooksey used the so-called paleo diet approach to lose a huge amount of weight and apparently cure himself of type-II diabetes, which is one of the nation’s […]

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How Did America’s Police Become A Military Force On The Streets?

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris How Did America’s Police Become A Military Force On The Streets?     Are cops constitutional? In a 2001 article for the Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, the legal scholar and civil liberties activist Roger Roots posed just that question. Roots, a fairly radical libertarian, believes that the U.S.Constitution doesn’t allow […]


Costco Employee Shot to Death by Police

Costco Employee Shot to Death by Police       Posted by  NextNewsNetwork Stream: http://NextNewsNetwork.com Facebook: http://Facebook.com/NextNewsNet Twitter: http://Twitter.com/NextNewsNet Published on Jun 10, 2013 LOUDON COUNTY, Virginia — Mhai Scott, a Costco employee, began behaving oddly while handing out pizza samples at the store in Loudon County, Virginia on May 29. Two Loudon County deputies […]

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July 4th Open Carry March on D.C. – Recent Updates

Whether one agrees or not with supporting / joining the upcoming scheduled open carry march on D.C. on July 4th one thing is almost guarantied.  If history proves anything the mainstream media will black this out until they can either edit and spin the story to their owner’s advantage or a provocateur created action gives […]


U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at Voting Rights Act

Source: http://www.cbc.ca The Associated Press  |  Posted: Feb 27, 2013 4:49 PM ET  |  Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013 5:25 PM ET The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote. In an ominous […]